A WordPress Theme is a collection of files that work together to produce a graphical interface with an underlying unifying design for a blog.

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Load a different theme for IE less than 9

I want to load a different theme for those users who still use IE 6 - 7 - and 8 any plugin or code?
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How to add template to theme in WP

I've very new to WP and I'm trying to setup a new page which displays only a specific category through the WP admin section. I've downloaded the ACE plugin and I've managed to filter out posts with ...
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How to add pagination to my code?

I just want to ask how can I add pagination here in this code: <?php if ( get_option('webly_display_media') == 'on' ){ ?> <div id="recent-projects"> ...
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Wordpress ignoring specified template for front page. Why?

I'm using the Roots theme which with custom css. I'm using the page "Home" as the front page the page "Blog" as the blog page (in WP reading settings) I'm trying to set the front page "Home" to use ...
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Changing $before_widget for certain widgets

So I'm working on designing a Wordpress theme with lots of extra widgets. The ones I have added are in separate files, and called in the functions.php I have lots of css on the widgets themselves and ...
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Is it mandatory to have a link to the theme designer?

I just wanted to know if it's ok to modify/remove links pointing to the designer of the theme. In my case I have "theme by" and the site's logotype, would it be ok to remove the logotype and write ...
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Help with Wordpress Query

I'm sort of a noob when it comes to Wordpess; I've only recently started building themes and I've run into a wall. I'm trying to feature 3 different articles at the top of my site using wpquery and ...
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Is it possible to use Wordpress as an online portfolio for text content? What kind of theme would I look for?

I'm trying to build an online portfolio for a quantity of text content I've produced. I don't have to skills to design it myself or the money to pay someone, so I thought using a CMS with a free theme ...
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Wordpress themes under GPL license

On a themes site they stipulate, in the terms and conditions, that their themes inherit the GNU general public license from WordPress. I believe that this means that they can be copied and modified. ...
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Where do I find (free) fully-internationalized themes?

I'm trying to find a theme which is fully internationalized. I've perused the list of translation-ready themes in the theme gallery, but each one seems to be missing some little detail here and there. ...
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How do I tell how popular a theme is?

Guessing the answer is no, but just wondering if there's a way to tell how popular a theme is.
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Fully automated theme install and activation via a plugin

I've managed to get my "semi noob proof" site installer plugin 98% complete, but I'm having a slight issue with the theme activation. The plugin is able to copy the theme into the themes directory ...
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WP 3.1 upgrade breaks AutoFocus+ theme

I run WP for my photoblog ShutterScape using the awesome theme AutoFocus+. Recently, I upgraded to 3.1 and now, it refuses to show the featured images in the individual post pages. I am suspecting a ...
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Recommended Themes for a Developer-related Topics Blog?

(Moderator's note: Was previously titled: "What is the best theme used for a developer like me?") I'm a developer and write a blog to share my knowledge with readers. I'm looking for a theme which is ...
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How to add an RSS logo to my blogs header?

I have started a new site (here), I want to add the theme a RSS icon/logo on the top right of the theme (like in this theme). What is the best way for doing that? (PHP/CSS wise)
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Multi-level page hierarchy

Most of my WordPress sites to date have been blog content, along with a 1 or 2 level page hierarchy. I'm now looking at developing a site with the customer site map suggests that a hierarchy of 4 ...
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Adding a Template to the Page Attributes Panel for both Posts and Pages?

I would like to keep my main theme as the active theme, but allow users to select a slightly different layout via the "Page/Post Attributes" panel. Ideally, I'd like to store this layout under my main ...
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Showing post thumbnail (attachment) on the archive.php category listing

I'm seeking to customize my categories listing (archive.php) so that it shows a thumbnail image of the first image attached to each post However, apparently the archive.php file is one of those that ...
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How can I display/hide certain content based on a Theme Option field?

I'm building a Theme Options page for my theme, and I've managed to get most of it working fine. But now I'm trying to show and hide certain parts in my theme based on a simple check box. An example: ...
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Is there possibility to Customize the present theme adding sidebars

I am using a WordPress theme which has just header and footer. I would like to continue using it by changing the width and adding side bars. Could anyone help me to change the width (to fit to the ...
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How can I use a logo in the header?

I'm trying to set up a new site, using the Hemingway theme. I want to add a logo to the header. The theme editor wants me to use the admin panel to upload the logo. There are two problems with this. ...
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Prevent Wordpress installing plugins and themes via Admin

When I initially set up WP, I had entered my FTP details in the Admin so that I could add plugins and themes directly from Admin. However, I believe this compromises the website as I have found ...
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Add more widget areas to a theme

what's the best approach to add more widget areas to a theme? currently, my theme has 2 columns that display the widgets, but I'd like to extend it to 4 for example. It currently looks like this: ...
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Problem only while using require_once() within functions.php

I use add_theme_page() within my child theme's functions.php implemented something like this... // other functions located here that create a custom options page in the Dashboard. // THIS IS NOT A ...
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What are the things that will be affected in case there is some wordpress updates or theme updates?

I amm getting into my head what this child theme is. I have just read it on the internet, and wondering if I do really need to study it or no need. I don't know any coding and stuffs. I don't have ...
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Grab the first paragraph of each post

I have some code that uses preg_match to grab the first paragraph, and then spit it out in the loop: function first_paragraph() { global $post, $posts; $first_para = ''; ob_start(); ...
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Can we create a child theme for a premium child theme built on Genesis framework?

I have a child theme from Genesis framework. How can I create a child theme of it. Actually I need to do some changes, so if I'm changing in my child theme, then if any future updates comes I can not ...
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Setting a Default 'Theme Location' When Creating a Menu

I'm trying to create a theme which when activated, sets up a primary navigation, adds the homepage to it and then enables it in the correct location. Here's what I've got so far: ...
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Can I obtain differents links for different installed theme?

I have to show 3 differents template to a person and then say to him: "Please, choose one of these templates and I will use it for your web site" So the question is: Have I to install 3 differents WP ...
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Get term name and term parent into custom post type permalink

That i would like (for taxonomy page): Current URL : myurl.com/commerce/artisans/boucherie/ What i try to do URL :myurl.com/commerce/artisans/alimentation/boucherie/ Alimentation is the parent of ...
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Theme settings default, strange behavior before first save

I was building a theme options page with the settings API. I use an ajax call to compute some settings automatically from other pages / tabs. I noticed that all of the new settings default ("std") ...
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Displaying a widget in sidebar only when no other widgets rendered?

I am working on a custom theme, basically migrating a current sites look and feel into WordPress. Most of everything is based on Pages, and all of these pages should have a left sidebar. Of those ...
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How to read individual user's directory and display content to that specific user?

I am creating a photo plugin for users to view their photos. The plugin works in a way that when I add a new user, a directory is created in the uploads folder inside wp-content with the user's ...
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Style the archives/category sidebar widget via theme

I would like to change the appearance of the categories and archives widgets in the sidebar such that each category/month alternates the row color. The only way I know how to accomplish this requires ...
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Add transparency to wordpress color picker?

Question: How could you add a few transparency options (none, semi-transparent and solid) to the chosen color in the wp color picker? I'm working on a set of theme options. I am using the wp color ...
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Combining wordpress themes

Is there any way to combine two Wordpress themes without using a plug-in that renders pages in different themes, and if there is, what is the most efficient way to do so? Is it as simple as copying ...
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Is that worth it to find a designer for creating a WordPress theme for selling on ThemeForest? [closed]

I am skilled enough in WordPress and frontend development - CSS3/HTML5/JS. But I am not sure I can get approved quickly by ThemeForest team from design point of view. So I am wondering, do you think ...
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Howto keep header image when changing theme

We have a setup where bloggers can and will have their theme changed. Is it possible to migrate the existing header image to the new theme ? I know how to override the header image with the ...
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I get the following message The uploaded file could not be moved to /home/reascom/public_html/wp-content/uploads/2012/07 [closed]

The uploaded file could not be moved to /home/reascom/public_html/wp-content/uploads/2012/07. This is the message I get when I try to load anything to my existing web site. images and themes get ...
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Guidelines / restrictions about advertising /donate begging unside wordpress plugins or themes

I remember to have read about this, but I can't find it anymore. Basically we are not allowed to advertise without the users consent inside plugin, its a good rule I think. I just want to see the ...
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How To Remove The “Delete” Theme Option In Dashboard

How do I remove the option to "delete" a theme in the admin dashboard? I built a site for clients with several themes they can choose from and i don't want them to accidentally delete a theme. ...
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Create a dashboard-style site (not Wordpress dashboard) - is there a theme? [closed]

Trying to figure out if there are any themes out there I could use to create a dashboard web site. (basically want to create something to point to all the ancillary services I use - backup, analytics, ...
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How Do I Use A Custom Mobile Theme?

I have a self hosted blog and I want it to be mobile compliant. I know there is a free plugin the serves this purpose. However, I want to use a simple mobile theme I like (say from Theme Forest). How ...
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How to create my own sidebar in Twenty Eleven child theme?

When I go to configure widgets in Twenty Eleven theme, there are 5 "sidebars" available: Main sidebar Showcase sidebar 1st col of footer 2nd col of footer 3rd col of footer In a child theme, I'd ...
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setting a different theme for specific category in wordpress

I was wondering if and how is it possible in Wordpress to set a different theme for a specific category of contents (in my case the blog). I'm on WP 3.3.1. Thank you so much in advance. Any help ...
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Wordpress theme ajax have_posts()

My goal here is to load the blogroll into my theme via ajax. But all that I can get as response is 0 (if I omit the die() line, else I get a blank response). Here is my code: js ajax: $.ajax({ ...
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Switching a Site to WordPress and Leaving It Live Until Ready

I know there will be a Homer Simpson moment (hitting head, as I say DOH) when one of you give me an insanely simple answer, but oh well...I need an answer, so here goes. Have built 25 or so WordPress ...
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Wordpress theme switcher

I want to set up a theme demos site, so I am looking for a theme switcher. I have tried a few of them, they create the demo url like: example.com/whatever?themedemo=theme-name But I am looking for ...
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How can I make a different theme be viewed for logged in users vs guests?

Well, as the title says is my question. But more details: Currently I'm using a "coming soon" plugin (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/underconstruction/) so that any random passer-bys don't see ...
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qTranslate with my own theme and settings

Basically I have my own theme and my own settings page. In that settings page I have a textfield which contains a Welcome Text to show at the top of the website. Now, I want this theme to works with ...